Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Happy Holidays

mitten from My Grafico, red and blue dp from My Grafico. Sentiment Happy holidays cut out from Imaginisce Christmas collection dp.
Challenges entered:
1. My Grafico Christmas Challenge - create any design using My Grafico product.
2. Paper Sundaes - cut it out ( I hand cut the mitten)
3. Simon Says Challenge - anything goes
TFL.

Sunday, 19 December 2010

Christmas Card - Robin with Santa hat

Bird with santa hat image from Just Some Lines.
Sentiment from Bizzy Becs.
medium: Copic
tools: pearl liquid, Spellbinder Nestabilities classic scallop circle dies.
Challenges entered:
1. The Paper Variety- photo inspiration 

Tag - Santa stamp

Santa stamp from Therapeutic Crafting, snowflake stamp from Crafts Beautiful.
Ink: TH Tea-dye distress ink.
technique: masking and distressing.
Challenges entered:
1. Simon Says Stamp And Show - any Tim Holz's technique ( I choose his distressing technique using distress ink).
2. Creative Card Crew - anything
3. The Artistic Stamper - Christmas
TFL.

Tag - Christmas


Sentiment from The Home Grown Hospitalisty Blog printed on 230gsm textured cream card stock.
paper: Imaginisce
tools: Martha Stewart Scandinavian snowflake punch, silver glitter powder, red gem bling (rak from Chris ) and red ink pen for faux stitch.
Challenges entered:
1. The Beary Sweet Challenge - pearl or gem (mine is gem)
2. A Crafty Little Place - tag it
3. ABC Challenge - J for jewel or gem
TFL.

Saturday, 18 December 2010

Tag - Merry Christmas


stamp: snowflake from Crafts Beautiful, sentiment from Scrapdictive.

Challenges entered:
1. Stamptacular Sunday - winter wishes
2. A Crafty Little Place - tag it
3. Creative Card Crew - anything goes
4. Sentimental Sunday - let it snow and sentiment
5. The Artistic Stamper - Christmas
TFL.

Thursday, 16 December 2010

Ho ho ho..

Santa from the window image by Digital Delights. Sentiment by Bird's Cards.
medium: Prismacolor pencil and Copic.
technique: embossing, chalking (blue Prismacolor chalk on the embossed dots).
tools: Cuttlebug Swiss Dot embossing folder, Martha Stewart Scandinavian snowflake punch, silver glitter glue.
Challenges entered:
1. Simon Says Stamp - silver, blue and white
2. Delightful Sketches - embossing
3. Joan's Garden - snowflake, white card, chalking and window
4. Moxie Fab - glitter
5.  Totally Gorjus - snow
6. Cudly Budly - ice
7. Copic Creation - sparkle
8. I-Copic - dark blue, light blue and white
9. Bizzy Becs - Christmas
10. Lothian Craft - for someone special (this is for my male friend, an ex-colleague)
11. The Artistic Stamper - Christmas
12. Sentimental Sunday - let it snow and sentiment

Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Be Merry

I combined two digital images into this card. Background tree is from Amy Lyon Designs and little snowman from Torico's Digital Gallery. Sentiment Be Merry is computer generated.
medium: Prismacolour pencils (tree), Buncho poster colour (sky and snow on the tree), Copic (little snowman).
technique: decoupage with tissue paper for the ice ground.
tools: Marthas Stewart Scandinavian snowflake and trim around   snowflake punches,  Pelikan decoupage glue, Plaid glitter glue.
paper : BG Olivia.
Challenges entered:
1. Beary Sweet Challenge - sketch
2. Totally Gorjus - snow
3. Cudly Budly - ice
4. The Artistic Stamper - Christmas
5. Dottie's  World - anything and blue colour
6. By The Cute & Girly - children
7. Bizzy Becs - Christmas
8. Sentimental Sunday - Let it snow and sentiment
TFL.

Monday, 13 December 2010

Gift Box - Xmas Birthday

Printable petal box from Is.Ly, star and best wishes rubber stamp from my stash, Ink It Up and craft scissors.
Challenges entered:
1. Oldie but goodie - Christmas Birthday
2. Fussy & Fancy Friday - anything but a card
3. Creative Card Crew- anything goes
4. Creative Inspirations - anything goes Xmas
5. Bizzy Becs - Christmas
6. The Artistic Stamper - Christmas
TFL.

Saturday, 11 December 2010

Christmas Tag - Tree

stamp: tree and sentiment from Quick Card freebie, bird is from my old rubber stamp.
ink : Ink It Up black 
others: Pilot white pen, glitter glue.

Challenges entered:
  1. Simon Says Stamp & Show- holiday greeting
  2. Paper Sundaes - gift it
  3. Simon Says - xmas but no red or green
  4. Paperplay - holiday tag
TFL

Sunday, 5 December 2010

5/1/2011 - Taylord Concepts Candy

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Friday, 3 December 2010

Candy 24/12/2010 - Prairie Fairy

Prairie Fairy is moving from typepad to blogspot and would offer this yummy candy (ends 24th December) to one lucky participant who helps to spread the word. Click here for the candy details.

Mitten Christmas

mitten : Simple Doodle
sentiment: Papercraft Inspiration freebie
papers: Cuddly Budly
ink: Nicole's Craft Ink It Up watermelon red and green.
tools: Spellbinder Nestability classic scallop circle die, single-hole punch, Pilot white gel pen,  Cuttlebug swirl embossing folder.
Challenges entered:
1. Winter Wonderland - shape up
2. Cuddly Budly - use Cuddly Budly 'with this paper'
3. Cute Card Thursday - Blue theme
4. Paperplay - monochrome
5. Paper Variety - tic-tac-toe (die machine, card, holiday theme)
6. Bizzy Becs - Christmas
7. Allsorts - monochrome
8. Woodware USA - anything goes
TFL.

Monday, 29 November 2010

We need a little Christmas..


image: Dottie's World, sentiment: TwoPeas 'Be Merry kit' by Cherie Mask.
paper:Shabby Princess seasonal sampler
medium:Copic
ink:TH Tea-Dye distress ink
tools: MS snowflake trim and pinking scallop punch
others: epoxy bling sticker
Challenges entered:
1. Midnight Madness - sketch#81
2. Paper Sundaes - adorn the corner
3. ABC Christmas - x for xmas
4. Fab N Funky - anything
5. Simon Says - Let it snow

Sunday, 28 November 2010

Sending you warmth...Christmas

medium: Copic
ink:TH Tea-Dye Distress ink 
tools: Spellbinder classic scallop circles dies, MS snowflake trim, Olaf circle cutter.
others: epoxy sticker, glitter glue
Challenges entered:
1. Sparkle Dream - sketch
2. Paper Sundaes - adorn the corner (I use epoxy bling sticker)
3. I-Copic - red, yellow green, egg yolk
4. Simon Stamp Show - distress ink (mine is TH Tea-dye distress ink on the edges)
5. ABC Christmas - X for X'mas
6. Fab N Funky - anthing
TFL.

Recycle Glass Container


Wreath image - www.imag-e-nation.com
sentiment - www.bizzybecsstore.com
tools: MS snowflake trim and pinking scallop edge punch, EK Success scallop circle and circle punch
ink: Ink-It Up cranberry (for distressing the circle sentiment and the wreath image)
medium: copic
Challenges entered:
1. Stamptacular Sunday - gift
2. Fab N Funky - anything
3. ABC Christmas - X for X'mas
4. The Paper Variety - Gift bag/boxes
5. Creative Card Crew - treat boxes/goodie bag
TFL.

Friday, 26 November 2010

Penguin Skating

Penguin image from Designed 2Delights and sentiment was from  Birdscards. Material: paper from stash, Cuttlebug Swiss Dot embossing folder, Copic.
Challenges entered:
1. Delightful Inspiration - use skating penguin image
2. Meredith Scraps - Christmas card
3. Totally Gorjus - non-traditional Christmas
4. Wild Rose Studio - sketch
5. Creative Inspiration - Christmas/winter
6. Simon Says - Let it snow (mine is skating in the snow)
7. Fab n Funky - Anything
8. Wild Orchid - blue Christmas
9. ABC Christmas - X for X'mas
TFL.

Friday, 19 November 2010

Christmas Joy


Image: Kaela by Designed 2Delight
Sentiment: Christmas Joy from Bizzy Becs
Paper:Winter Wonderland from Summertime Designs
Medium: Copic, watercolour pencils
tools & others: Woodware tree border punch and scallop star border punch, MS snowflake trim punch, EK Success scallop circle punch and circle punch, ribbon and blue glitter glue.
Challenges entered:
1. Delightful Inspiration - use given freebie image
2. Simon Stamp & Show - anything
3. Wild Orchid - blue Christmas
4. Tuesday Tagger - use word Joy, Peace or Love
5. Creative Inspirations - winter wood (mine are the border trees at the bottom of the card)
6. ABC Challenge - H for holiday
7. ABC Christmas - X for Xmas
8. Simon Says Challenge - sparkle
9. Delightful Sketches - baby it's cold outside
10.Paperplay - let it snow
11. Beary Scrap - anything
12. Stamp And Create - tis' the season
13. Bizzy Becs - cute and sweet
14. Double Delight - use Kaela image and add sparkle
TFL,

Monday, 15 November 2010

Christmas Card

This card is made based on a Hippity Hop blog hop recipe challenge which has the following requirements:-
1. sketch by Sassy Lil' Sketch,
2. The Cuttlebug Spot call for embossing,
3. Scrapfit 3 same items
4. Crop Suey wants paint or ink or misting
5. and Scrap Tiffany requires to have lace.

Materials
Paper: DCWV Digital 'Tis The Season collection
Tools: MS border punch, MS scandinavian snowflake punch, Carl snowflake punch, Cuttlebug Swiss Dot embossing folder.
Ink: Nicole's Craft Ink It Up - watermelon red, Tattered Angel Glimmer Mist Pink (on the snowflake frame).
Others: buttons, white string, aluminium foil, glitter glue
Challenges entered:
Hippity Hop Blog Hop recipe challenge
1. Sassy Lil' Sketch
2. The Cuttlebug Spot
3. Scrapfit
4. Crop Suey
5. Scrap Tiffany

And also the following challenges:
1. Simon Says Group at PCP - buttons
2. Delightful Sketches - glitter
3. Creative Inspiration - Christmas or winter
4. Paper Sundaes - punch, ribbon, emboss, blue choose any 2 (mine are emboss and punch)
5. Cute Card Thursday - anything
6. ABC Challenge - H for Holiday
7. Creative Inspirations Wednesday - pink Christmas
8. Paper Issues - scallops
9. Stamp & Create - Christmas

Thanks for being here.

Sunday, 14 November 2010

Flower

Flower image from Doodle Pantry coloured with water colour pencilfor the Doodle Pantry  Challenge - use Doodle Pantry any image.
TFL.

Place Card - Thanksgiving

The place card sentiment is from www.hostessblog.com. I use scallop circle punch, Cuttlebug Floral Screen embossing folder, Sizzlit floral&vine dies and green,orange, tea-dye inkpads to create the paper pumpkin. I added a piece of Basic Grey paper, magnetic sheet and ribbon to the clothes peg which can be used as fridge-magnet to hold small piece of note or photo.
Challenges entered:
1. The Cuttlebug Spot - at the dinner table
2. Passionately Artistic - fall colour
3. Cute Card Thursday - anything

Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Harvest Basket

Image freebie from Designed 2Delights coloured with Prismacolour pencils. Sentiment is from Raindrop Echo Design printed on white card stock but distressed the edges with TH Tea-Dye distress ink.
Challenges entered:
1. Delightful Inspiration - use the freebie image of the week
2. CES - forever autumn
TFL.

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Christmas Card - Joyeux Noel

Printed the frebie Joyeux Noel and reindeer image from Eat,Drink,Chic, embossed the white card stock with Cuttlebug Swiss Dot folder and embellished with ribbon and snoflakes. I use Pelikan Pearl glitter glue to paint the snowflake( punch out from MS Snowflake Trim punch) and added some stickles.
Challenges entered:
1. Simon Says Stamp - all white except image
2. ABC Christmas - winter wonderland
3. Charisma Cardz - Christmas
4. Paper Sundaes - Let It Snow
5. Stamp & Create - 'Tis The Season
6. Spotted Canary - holiday cards
TFL.

Monday, 8 November 2010

Sarah Kay Happy Birthday











































Image: Sarah Kay, sentiment from Simply Cards & Papercraft magazine
Paper: MME Quite Contrary, Cosmo Cricket Early Bird, red card stock.
medium: Copic V06,BV00, Prismacolour pencils
others: Carl fern punch, Spellbinder Classic Scallop Circle die (I use the smallest die to cut the crepe paper to make the flower), lavender crepe paper, Plaid Pearl Glue, floral satin ribbon.
Challenges entered:
1. The Beary Scrap DT - sketch
2. Joan's Garden - use Sarah Kay/Magnolia stamp, Nestabilities die, something sparkle, greeeting.
3. Crafter's Companion -  challenge#6 either sketch or one for the girls theme (mine is girly theme).
4. Creative Inspiration -girly, glamour, glitter
5. Stamptacular Sunday - DT project inspiration (second submission - mine is inspired from Gemma which has girly, pink and floral element in the card...something that I love most in a card)
TFL.

Sunday, 7 November 2010

Eat Drink And Be Thankful

Image and sentiment from TLC at CDAC coloured with water colour pencil.
paper : AC, BG and old paper from my stash.
tools: Ink-It Up brown inkpad,  MS pinking scallop punch.
Challenges entered:
1. CDAC Colour challenge
2. Stamp, Scrap & Doodle Saturday - Fall
3. CES - forever autumn
TFL.

Flowers Are God's Smiles



Sarah Kay image is coloured with Faber Castell watercolour pencil. I die-cut the image with Spellbinder Classic Scallop Circle. I sponged the edge of the scallop circle and all the paper with watermelon red. Some glitter glue was added to the hat and dress for a sparkling look.
paper: MME Quite Contrary and pink polka dot from stash.
ink: Ink It Up watermelon red by Nicole's Craft (very affordable ink but has lovely colour and great effect as distress ink too).
Challenges entered:
1. Joan's Garden - use Sarah Kay/Magnolia stamp, Nestabilities die, something sparkle, greeeting.
2. Stamptacular Sunday - DT project inspiration (mine is inspired from Gemma which has girly, pink and floral element in the card...something that I love most in a card)
3. Crafter's Companion -challenge#6 either sketch or one for the girls theme (mine is girly theme).
TFL.

Invitation To Dinner



Image from Kharliebug printed on white card stock and cut around the image. Embossed the inside panel with Cuttlebug swiss dot folder. This dinner invite is for The Cuttlebug Spot Challenge.
TFL.

Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Happy Fall #2

Teddy image from Designed 2Delight, sentiment Happy Fall from Digital Delights. Paper is Basic Grey, white and green card stock. The orange-red leaves are actually leaves cut out from corn's leaves that I blow-dry with heat gun and painted with Pelikan Prisma Colour paint (which has dual-colour tone). The butterflies are punch out from small butterfly punch and added yellow glitter glue.
Others: watercolour pencils, TH Tea-Dye distress ink, Spellbinder classic scallop circle dies.
Challenges entered:
1. Joan's Garden - something from nature (mine is corn's leaves), punch (butterfly), green, nesties
2. ABC Challenge - G for glitter
3. Totally Papercrafts - Bling it on
4. By The Cute And Girly - Jungle
5. Wee Memories - anything goes
6. Papertake Weekly - male card
7. One Stop Craft - anything goes
8. Midnight Madness - sketch
TFL.

Monday, 1 November 2010

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Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Christmas Tree Card 2

Christmas tree image from Pink Gem Designs, coloured with Copic and water colour pencils. Embossed the little lites with Ranger clear emboss powder. Added few buttons to the tree too. Snowflakes are red card stock punch out from MS Holidays double-edge punch Snowflake Trim. Added Plaid Glitter Diamond glue and floral brad to the snowflakes. The base white card stock is embossed with Cuttlebug Swirl folder and misted with Tattered Angel Glimmer Mist. The swirl at the bottom of the tree is a cut out from Sizzlits #656813 Flower Layers,Leaves and Vines set die-cut.
Challenges entered:
1. Simon Says Stamp - punch (mine is MS snowflake trim punch)
2. Simon Says group at Papercraft Planet - use buttons (mine are on the tree)
3. The Beary Sweet Challenge - misting (I use TA Glimmer Mist on the white card stock)
4. Creative Card Crew - punch
5. Joan's Garden - a tree, embossed object, something cut out with a die, brads.
6. ABC Challenge - g for glitter
7. Delightful Sketches - Christmas
8. Loathian Craft - Christmas
9. Butingting And Everything - WCMD #Week 3
TFL.

Tuesday, 26 October 2010

Birthday - Baby Bud

Image from Baby Bud, coloured with water colour pencils and added glitter glue. I misted the doily with yellow food colouring and distressed the edge with TH tea-dye distress ink.  I manually cut the letters to form the Happy Birthday sentiment. White card stock is embossed with Cuttlebug folder.
Challenges entered:
1.. Baby Bud - fall / halloween ( mine is fall colour)
2. The Crafty Calendar - birthday
TFL.

Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer awareness image from Bugaboo coloured with Faber Castel water colour pencil. Sentiment is from SGT Stamper I inked with Nicole's Craft pink ink pad. I misted the doily with Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist pink colour but my camera didn't manage to pick up the colour too well in this photo. Polka dot pink paper, pink floral button and the pink ribbon is from my stash.
Challenges entered:
1. Catch The Bug - what's your cause? (mine is Breast Cancer awareness)
2. Simon Says Stamp at PCP - button
3. Stamp & Create - breast cancer awareness
TFL.

Monday, 25 October 2010

Bookmark - Fall Thanks giving

pumpkin image from Dulemba coloured Faber Castell water colour pencils and blended with Johnson baby oil using cotton bud. Sentiment is from Sugar Creek Hollow, distressed with Tim Holz Tea-Dye Distress Ink. Paper is from Basic Grey Kraft pad which I embossed with Cuttlebug Swiss Dot folder and inked it with TH Tea-Dye Distress Ink to make the pop-dot more prominent. I also use Nicole's Craft brown pigment ink to distress the tag and the BG paper and it does give a lovely effect.
Challenges entered:
1. The Cuttlebug Spot - Fall
2. Basic Grey - Harvest/Autumn
3. Creative Inspirations - Halloween/Fall
TFL.

Scrap That giveaway

check this   giveaway at Scrap That. Ends 24th Oct mid-night.

Sunday, 24 October 2010

Treat Box - Halloween

This Halloween box is from Janne Smit, just download, cut, score, fold and glue the flap and it is such a convenient treat box. I punched 2 holes on top of the flap and threaded black wool yarn to tie the flap together. Inside is sweet.
Challenges entered:
1. The Paper Variety - treat box
2.  Spotted Canary October Challenge - Halloween
3. Simon Stamp & Show - non-card
4. Crafty Cardmakers-freebie (all the template is freebie)
TFL.


Gift Box - Halloween Spooky Van

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This is such a fun Halloween spooky van box template from The Toymaker that I downloaded and make it into Hershey mini-candy bar treat box.
Challenges entered:
1. The Paper Variety - treat box
2.  Spotted Canary October Challenge - Halloween
3. Simon Stamp & Show - non-card
4. Crafty Cardmakers-freebie (all the template is freebie)
TFL.

Treat Box - Batty Hershey Wrapper



Bat Hershey chocolate bar wrapper template from Skip To My Lou and the Hershey bar Halloween wrapper is from Tricea-Rennea.  The scallop circle Happy Halloween tag is from Eighteen 25.
Challenges entered:
1. The Paper Variety - treat box
2. Spotted Canary October Challenge - Halloween
4. Simon Stamp & Show - non-card
5. Crafty Cardmakers-freebie (all the template is freebie)
TFL.

Altered Tin Can



I altered the empty tin can (..I have a lot and more of this altered project coming soon..) to make it into Christmas gift box. Paper is from Imaginisce, added butterfly, cross, the flower is a handmade using Spellbinder classic circle scallop dies (I use the smallest) layered and bind them using a brad in the centre, crunch and shaped into flower. I also added Plaid pearl glitters to the edge of the petal. Tag is embossed with Cuttlebug Swiss Dot embossing folder. Under the flower is the big snowflake punch out using Martha Stewart snowflake punch. I made the can lid by cutting a circle from card stock and finish it off with MS pinking scallop punch border and also with a gold grossgrain ribbon.
Challenges entered:
1. Scrap, Laugh, Love - altered tin and must have butterfly
2. Winter Wonderland - 2 dp, 1 snowflake, 1 ribbon, 1 charm (i use 2 different Imaginisce paper from their Christmas collection paper).
3. Joan's Garden - a tree,  something cut out with a die, an embossed object but not background, brads
4. ABC Challenge - flower
5. Delightful Sketches - Christmas
6. Totally Gorjuss - sparkle
7. Loathian Crafts - Christmas
TFL.